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What Will Become Of Ja Rule?

I once saw Ja Rule scream "It's Murda!" in an elevator. About 12 years ago, when I'd first moved to New York and gone to…
Tom Breihan | May 3, 2017 - 11:01 am


Fyre Festival Disaster: The Best Burns On Twitter

The story keeping us all entertained today is the schadenfreude-soaked saga of Fyre Fest, the misbegotten, Ja Rule-repped luxury festival that was supposed to be…
Tom Breihan | April 28, 2017 - 12:07 pm

Status Ain't Hood

On J. Cole, Wale, And “Pitchfork Rappers”

Talk shit. That's it. That's the best thing you can do. If you're trying to sell a rap album to people in the 21st century,…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2016 - 12:21 pm

More Ja Rule stories

Ja Rule Curses The Minnesota Timberwolves After Disastrous Halftime Performance

Ja Rule loves a scapegoat. Last month, he blamed the Fyre Festival documentaries for painting him and Billy McFarland in a negative light ("I too…
Julia Gray | February 24, 2019 - 1:43 pm

Ja Rule Criticizes New Fyre Festival Documentaries

Netflix and Hulu both released documentaries about the disastrous Fyre Festival this past week. Fyre Fraud and Fyre follow the failed music festival and its…
Julia Gray | January 20, 2019 - 2:13 pm

Watch The Trailer For Netflix’s Fyre Fest Doc

The first in a slew of documentaries and fictionalizations about the ill-fated Fyre Festival is scheduled to hit Netflix next week (1/18). It's called FYRE:
James Rettig | January 10, 2019 - 2:07 pm

Netflix Releasing Fyre Festival Documentary Next Month

If you thought you'd heard the last of the corporate shitshow that was Fyre Festival, well then you don't know how pop culture works in…
James Rettig | December 10, 2018 - 11:44 am

FBI Investigating Fyre Fest For Mail, Wire, And Securities Fraud

The organizers of last month's disastrous Fyre Festival are already battling a whole mess of lawsuits, and now, they've become the focus of a federal…
Peter Helman | May 21, 2017 - 9:14 pm

How The Fyre Fest Nightmare Burned Through Millions

The warning signs were evident as early as December 2016. Billy McFarland, a 25-year-old "tech bro," as The New York Post once described him, decided…
Dave Brooks / Billboard | May 3, 2017 - 8:03 pm

Bahamas Bans Ja Rule & Billy McFarland From Doing Another Festival

The legendarily disastrous Fyre Fest was supposed to take place on the Bahamas island of Great Exuma last weekend. Those plans imploded in the grandest…
Tom Breihan | May 1, 2017 - 12:31 pm

50 Cent Trolls Ja Rule Over Fyre Festival Fiasco

Last week, Ja Rule was pummeled by the media after the fiasco that ensued at the Fyre Festival in the Bahamas. On Sunday, his arch-nemesis…
Carl Lamarre/Billboard | May 1, 2017 - 11:43 am

Fyre Fest Ticketholders Have To Apply For Refunds

The horrifying and hilarious story of last week's misbegotten Fyre Fest is not over yet. Even after the last-minute cancellation, the Ja Rule "NOT MY
Tom Breihan | May 1, 2017 - 9:35 am

Fyre Fest Villains Billy McFarland And Ja Rule Describe Their Meet-Cute

Last fall, entrepreneur Billy McFarland and rapper Ja Rule -- the people behind the epic fuck-up that was (is?) (will always be?) Fyre Festival --…
James Rettig | April 28, 2017 - 5:34 pm

Models Reportedly Warned Not To Attend Fyre Fest Fiasco

The story that keeps on giving... More details are starting to emerge about the disastrous Fyre Fest, which left a bunch of rich people stranded…
James Rettig | April 28, 2017 - 4:28 pm

Ja Rule Apologizes For Fyre Fest: “It Was NOT A SCAM”

Luxurious Bahamas getaway Fyre Festival turned out to be anything but that, and the internet has been having a field day with just how bad
James Rettig | April 28, 2017 - 2:38 pm

Fyre Fest: Ja Rule’s Luxury Weekend Postponed After Disastrous Start

If you were wondering what Ja Rule is up to these days, here's your answer: He's the face of a catastrophically halfassed music-festival experience! Yesterday,…
Tom Breihan | April 28, 2017 - 9:21 am